Vet Times articles

The latest veterinary content produced by Vet Times, covering topics such as Companion animal, Equine, Exotics, Farm animal, Welfare and General.

May 2022

Nicola Menzies-Gow MA, VetMB, PhD, DipECEIM, CertEM(IntMed), FHEA, MRCVS outlines the three types of this condition in horses, and the best courses for treating and preventing them.

43 mins

Graham Duncanson BVSc, MSc(VetGP), DProf, FRCVS details what he has learned from his 50-plus year career regarding equine call outs to help fellow veterinarians.

26 mins

Jamie Prutton BSc(Hons), BVSc, DipACVIM, DipECEIM, MBA, CMgr, MCMI, MRCVS outlines common conditions in horses, and how to test for and treat them.

31 mins

April 2022

Zoë Gratwick BVSc, MSc, MMedVet, DipECEIM, MRCVS outlines causes and considerations to be taken when looking at these indicators of disease in equine patients.

25 mins

Graham Duncanson BVSc, MSc(VetGP), DProf, FRCVS, shares his experiences from Equine Ski-PD 2022 – a unique learning experience that combines high-quality and carefully selected veterinary presentations with the opportunity to participate in active winter sports.

15 mins

March 2022

David Rendle BVSc, MVM, CertEM(IntMed), DipECEIM, MRCVS outlines how veterinary professionals, and clients, can treat and reduce these common parasitic infections in horses.

41 mins

Equine influenza monitoring is still as important as ever in the UK and beyond. In this article, Fleur Whitlock and Richard Newton run the rule over who is now doing the monitoring and review surveillance findings from last year.

23 mins

Leticia Macias Bricio describes clinical signs, diagnosis and disease prevention, as well as outbreak management and surveillance efforts.

75 mins

Ann Derham provides an overview of the causes of this issue, and summarises developments in management and treatment.

23 mins

Nicola Menzies-Gow describes this most frequently seen form of laminitis and its association with two common endocrine disorders – equine metabolic syndrome and pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction.

36 mins

Plenty of articles have discussed the causes and treatments of equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS), but few consider the complications of this high-incidence disease, as well as the steps owners can take to improve the animal’s outcome. In this article, Jamie Prutton reviews some of the recent literature discussing EGUS – including its aetiology, potentially additional risks that come with it, the future for diagnostic assessment, and the importance of client compliance with diagnosis and treatment.

29 mins

Aoife Ryan BVetMed, MRCVS describes the ongoing evolution of medication and practice, and notes that advancements in the field could reduce horse mortality rates.

22 mins

January 2022

Graham Duncanson BVSc, DProf, MSc(VetGP), FRCVS explores issues relating to this common procedure by analysing his first 4,000 cases – as well as a couple of “disasters”.

28 mins

Edele Grey BSc, MVB, CertESM, MRCVS discusses this condition in horses, looking at presentation, clinical signs and treatment.

36 mins

December 2021

Mélanie Perrier discusses treatment options for this cause of lameness in horses, as well as the role of rehabilitation and adjunctive therapies in successful management.

41 mins

November 2021

Karin Kruger BVSc, DipACVIM, MRCVS discusses the diagnosis, management and treatment of such conditions, including gastric ulcer syndrome.

24 mins

Sanne Wilmink DVM, CertAVP, MRCVS offers basic information on this drug class, alongside a review of literature for use, effectiveness and safety.

38 mins

October 2021

Madeleine Campbell BVetMed(Hons), MA(Oxon), MA(Keele), PGCert(VetEd), PhD, DipECAR, DipECAWBM(AWSEL), FHEA, FRCVS, reviews the indications for assessing female horses, including techniques commonly, and less commonly, used.

53 mins

Tamzin Furtado BA(Hons) uses insights from human health behaviour change to explain how veterinary professionals can facilitate communication around complex equine welfare topics such as obesity.

Camilla Scott BVetMed, CertAVP(ESM), DipACT, MRCVS, discusses transition management, the oestrous cycle, oestrous synchronisation and induction of ovulation.

46 mins